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Sidney Powell responds after Trump campaign says she is not part of legal team: ‘#KrakenOnSteroids’

Sidney Powell, the headline-grabbing attorney who was seemingly part of President Donald Trump’s legal team, responded late Sunday to the Trump campaign’s statement that she was, in fact, never a member of the campaign’s legal team.

What’s the background?

In a shock move late Sunday, Trump campaign senior legal adviser Jenna Ellis and Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani released a statement that said:

Sidney Powell is practicing law on her own. She is not a member of the Trump Legal Team. She is also not a lawyer for the President in his personal capacity.

The announcement was, of course, surprising given that Powell appeared at a press conference last week with Trump’s legal team during which she claimed widespread voter fraud had occurred through voting software. Powell was even identified on TV as a member of Trump’s legal team.

Even Trump himself referred to Powell as a member of his legal team just nine days ago.

What did Powell say?

In an initial statement provided to CBS News, Powell said she was aware of the Trump team’s statement and continued to claim that Trump had votes “stolen” in the election.

“I understand today’s press release. I will continue to represent #WeThePeople who had their votes for Trump and other Republicans stolen by massive fraud through Dominion and Smartmatic, and we will be filing suit soon. The chips will fall where they may, and we will defend the foundations of this great Republic. #KrakenOnSteroids,” she said.

In a second, more lengthy statement, Powell said she “agreed” that she is not a member of Trump’s legal team:

I agree with the campaign’s statement that I am not part of the campaign’s legal team. I never signed a retainer agreement or sent the President or the campaign a bill for my expenses or fees. My intent has always been to expose all the fraud I could find and let the chips fall where they may–whether it be upon Republicans or Democrats.

The evidence I’m compiling is overwhelming that this software tool was used to shift millions of votes from President Trump and other Republican candidates to Biden and other Democrat candidates. We are proceeding to prepare our lawsuit and plan to file it this week. It will be epic. We will not allow this great Republic to be stolen by communists from without and within or our votes altered or manipulated by foreign actors.

Confusion over Powell’s status, and the Trump campaign’s clear attempt to distance themselves from Powell, came after Republican lawmakers and Fox News host Tucker Carlson exerted pressure on Trump’s legal team to prove their voter fraud allegations.

On Sunday, even former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a staunch Trump ally, called Trump’s legal team and their unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud a “national embarrassment.”

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Chris Christie slams Trump’s legal team, says they’re a ‘national embarrassment’: ‘Outrageous conduct’

Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor who has been a loyal ally to President Donald Trump, eviscerated the president’s legal team on Sunday, telling ABC “This Week” that Trump’s lawyers are a “national embarrassment.”

Christie’s comments came after the Trump campaign lost another lawsuit in federal court late Saturday in which they asked that millions of Pennsylvania votes be invalidated. U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew Brann rejected the request, saying, “It is not in the power of this Court to violate the Constitution.”

What did Christie say?

When show host George Stephanopoulos asked Christie whether it is “finally time for this to end,” noting Trump’s legal team has lost 34 court cases, Christie responded in the affirmative.

“Yes, and here’s the reason why. The president has had an opportunity to access the courts… if you’ve got the evidence of fraud, present it,” Christie said.

“What’s happened here is, quite frankly, the content that the president’s legal team has been a national embarrassment. Sidney Powell accusing Gov Brian Kemp of a crime on television, yet being unwilling to go on TV and defend and lay out the evidence that she supposedly has,” Christie added.

The former Republican governor went on to explain that Trump’s lawyers only make accusations of voter fraud outside the courtroom, where it doesn’t actually matter.

“This is outrageous conduct by any lawyer,” Christie said. “And notice, George, they won’t do it inside the courtroom. They allege fraud outside the courtroom, but when they go inside the courtroom, they don’t plead fraud and they don’t argue fraud.”

Christie continued:

Listen, I’ve been a supporter of the president’s. I voted for him twice. But elections have consequences, and we cannot continue to act as if something happened here that didn’t happen. You have an obligation to present the evidence. The evidence has not been presented. And you must conclude, as Tucker Carlson even concluded the other night, that if you’re unwilling to come forward and present the evidence, it must mean the evidence doesn’t exist. That’s what I was concerned about starting on election night, and I remain concerned today. I think it’s wrong. I think what you’ve heard lots of Republicans starting to say this; I said it on election night; and I hope more say it going forward. Because the country is what has to matter the most. As much as I’m a strong Republican and I love my party, it’s the country that has to come first.

What are other Republicans saying?

As TheBlaze reported, patience is wearing thin among top Republican lawmakers.

On Friday, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the number three House Republican and House Republican Conference chairwoman, called on Trump’s legal team to present “genuine evidence” of their voter fraud allegations “immediately.”

“If the president cannot prove these claims or demonstrate that they would change the election result, he should fulfill his oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States by respecting the sanctity of our electoral process,” Cheney said.

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Top Republican lawmakers challenge Trump to present ‘genuine evidence’ of voter fraud

Top Republican lawmakers are increasing pressure on President Donald Trump’s legal team to substantiate their voter fraud allegations.

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the number three House Republican and House Republican Conference chairwoman, released a statement Friday calling on Trump’s lawyers to present “genuine evidence” to the American people that prove the wide-scale voter fraud they have alleged.

Cheney said in a statement, “America is governed by the rule of law. The president and his lawyers have made claims of criminality and widespread fraud, which they allege could impact election results. If they have genuine evidence of this, they are obligated to present it immediately in court and to the American people.”

“If the president cannot prove these claims or demonstrate that they would change the election result, he should fulfill his oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States by respecting the sanctity of our electoral process,” she added.

Pressure from Republicans significantly increased after Thursday’s press conference by Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell during which the attorneys alleged “massive fraud” happened in the election, but did not offer evidence to back their claims.

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), a solid ally of Trump’s, called Powell’s allegations “offensive” and “outrageous.”

“To insinuate that Republican and Democratic candidates paid to throw off this election I think is absolutely outrageous, and I do take offense to that,” she said on Fox News radio.

Meanwhile, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) told Fox News that it’s time for Trump’s legal team to prove what they’re claiming.

“We’re to the point, though, where this is time not for politicians or for press conferences. That was during the election. This is a time for evidence in court,” he said, the Washington Examiner reported.

Other Republican lawmakers, like Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.), have been more explicit, saying the Trump legal team’s losses in the courts prove their allegations are false.

“I feel like we’re watching one of history’s great grifts based on what we saw from Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani yesterday,” Riggleman said on Friday, The Hill reported. “I mean, their court case record is worse, I think, than the 1989 Dallas Cowboys.”

“There are smart, smart people up there that are not coming out and not identifying this for what it is, and this is simply a conspiratorial grift,” Riggleman added. “I believe it’s a fundraising venture.”

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Tucker Carlson responds to anger over Sidney Powell segment, reveals what Trump’s own legal team told him

Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Friday addressed the anger caused by his previous day’s reporting that attorney Sidney Powell had scoffed at his show’s request for proof of her voter fraud allegations.

What’s the background?

Trump’s legal team claimed during a press conference on Thursday that “massive fraud” occurred during the election. The attorneys claimed their evidence was so voluminous that Joe Biden’s victory would be overturned by the courts. Specifically, Powell claimed that leftist-run voting software flipped millions of votes from President Donald Trump to Biden.

However, when Carlson’s team asked for proof of those allegations, Powell allegedly became upset at Carlson.

“She never sent us any evidence, despite a lot of requests — polite requests. Not a page. When we kept pressing, she got angry and told us to stop contacting her,” Carlson revealed. “When we checked with others around the Trump campaign, people in positions of authority, they also told us Powell has never given them any evidence, either.”

“Powell did say that electronic voting is dangerous, and she’s right, but she never demonstrated that a single actual vote was moved illegitimately by software from one candidate to another. Not one,” the Fox News host added.

What is Carlson saying now?

Carlson revealed that people close to Trump — including the president’s own legal team — told Carlson’s team that they, too have not seen the evidence that Powell and Rudy Giuliani claim exists.

“Last night in a segment about voter fraud and investigations into it, we told you about Sidney Powell, the former federal prosecutor, and her claim that roughly 7 million votes were secretly changed on election night by vote-rigged vote counting software,” Carlson began.

“Well in the last 24 hours since we did that, we’ve heard from a lot of people about that segment, including people in the White House and people close to the president. Like us, they have concluded that this election was not fair. Like us, they’re willing to believe any explanation for what happened. Like us, they have not seen a single piece of evidence showing that software changed votes,” Carlson explained.

He continued, “Doesn’t mean it didn’t happen… it might have happened. It means they haven’t seen any evidence that it happened — and by ‘they’ we are including other members of Donald Trump’s own legal team, they have not seen Powell’s evidence either, no testimony from employees inside the software companies, no damning internal documents, no copies of the software itself.”

Carlson went on to say:

So, that’s where we are. Sidney Powell came on Fox this morning and suggested we may not have to wait much longer. “I fully expect,” she says, “that we will be able to prove all of it in a court within the next two weeks.” Well, as far as we’re concerned, that is great news. If Sidney Powell can prove that technology companies switched millions of votes and stole a presidential election, she will have, almost single-handedly, uncovered the greatest crime in the history of this country, and no one will be more grateful for that than us.

What did Powell say?

The attorney told Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo that she “didn’t get angry with the request to provide evidence,” and claimed Carlson “was very insulting, demanding, and rude, and I told him not to contact me again, in those terms.”

Powell later said evidence of voter fraud could be released as early as this weekend.

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Mitt Romney issues scathing statement condemning President Trump’s voter fraud claims

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) released a blistering statement condemning President Donald Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud, saying, “It is difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting American president.”

What are the details?

Late in the evening, Sen. Romney — who was the GOP presidential nominee in 2012 — tweeted out, “Having failed to make even a plausible case of widespread voter fraud or conspiracy before any court of law, the President has now resorted to overt pressure on state and local officials to subvert the will of the people and overturn the election. It is difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting American president.”

It was Romney’s second take at blasting the president for the day, as Trump’s campaign fights lawsuits in multiple states contesting the White House race that mainstream media has roundly called for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

Earlier, the Utah senator told CNN podcaster David Axelrod on the president’s litigation, “Normally you find evidence and then after seeing evidence then you reach a conclusion about whether or not there was a crime committed.”

Romney’s remarks come the same day that the Trump campaign held an explosive press conference, where a team of attorneys including Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell claimed that manipulation of voting software programs had flipped the election for Biden. They asserted that Trump actually won in a “landslide.”

But Romney was not alone in criticizing the presser put on by Trump campaign attorneys. Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse (R) told Politico, “Wild press conferences erode public trust. So no, obviously Rudy and his buddies should not pressure electors to ignore their certification obligations under the statute. We are a nation of laws, not tweets.”

Sasse added, “When Trump campaign lawyers have stood before courts under oath, they have repeatedly refused to actually allege grand fraud — because there are legal consequences for lying to judges.”

Trump ally Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) told Fox News’ Guy Benson of the Trump team, “They have to be able to show that proof. I haven’t seen proof yet.”

Anything else?

Powell — who is also an attorney for Gen. Michael Flynn and is a frequent guest on right-leaning media shows — was criticized by Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on Thursday night for allegedly turning down repeated invites to provide evidence for her claim that voting software flipped millions of votes from Trump to Biden.

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Trump legal team claims ‘national conspiracy’ of voter fraud will be proven in court

President Donald Trump’s campaign legal team hosted a barn-burner press conference Thursday during which Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani alleged that there is evidence of a “centralized” plan in a “national conspiracy” by Democrats to steal the 2020 presidential election.

Giuliani did not show specific evidence of a conspiracy to commit widespread voter fraud, instead stating that this is the “logical conclusion” he reached by studying several allegations of voting irregularities in various contested battleground states.

“What I’m describing to you is a massive fraud,” Giuliani said. He was joined by attorney Sidney Powell and Trump campaign legal adviser Jenna Ellis.

Trump’s lawyers challenged reporters who claim there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud, insisting that the sworn affidavits in various lawsuits being undertaken by the campaign will prove in court that fraud not only took place but was so voluminous that former vice president Joe Biden’s victory was illegitimate and will be overturned. The existence of the sworn affidavits is the evidence, they insisted.

“There’s not a singular voter fraud in one state. This pattern that repeats itself in a number of states, almost exactly the same pattern,” Giuliani claimed, saying this pattern suggests “there’s a plan from a centralized place to execute these various acts of voter fraud specifically focused on big cities and specifically focused on big cities controlled by Democrats.”

The allegations of fraud cited by the former mayor of New York City mostly had to do with mail-in absentee ballots, which he claimed were extremely susceptible to fraud, and irregularities in ballot counting, to which he promised sworn witness testimony will be provided in court. Giuliani said the Trump legal team is in possession of hundreds of affidavits that attest to fraud and chastised the press for neglecting to report the contents of those affidavits. Some of these affidavits have been made public and have been reported by TheBlaze and others, but most have not been released by Trump’s legal team nor presented in court yet.

“I can’t give you all these affidavits because if I do these people will be harassed, they’ll be threatened, they may lose their job, they will lose their friends. We’ve lost lawyers in this case because they’ve been threatened,” Giuliani told reporters.

Among the allegations Giuliani cited were claims that Trump campaign poll watchers in Pennsylvania were prohibited from observing the ballot counting process because they were told to keep back to comply with coronavirus restrictions. The Republicans had sued and a judge ruled in their favor, allowing them to observe ballots being counted from six feet away, but Pennsylvania officials appealed that decision.

Giuliani also said he has hundreds of witnesses who will testify that election officials in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh permitted voters in those cities to fix errors on their absentee ballots while in the rest of the state, particularly in places with high Republican turnout, voters were not allowed to do so. He said this was a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment and that the fixed ballots must be thrown out. Giuliani also claimed that there are 682,770 absentee ballots for which Trump’s legal team has affidavits alleging that they were not inspected before they were counted and therefore must be tossed.

Other affidavits Giuliani cited claim that in Pennsylvania and Michigan poll workers received instructions from their supervisors to commit fraudulent acts. One affidavit claims that in Pittsburgh poll workers were told to assign unregistered and unnamed absentee ballots to registered voters in Pennsylvania’s voter system that hadn’t shown up to vote yet. If a registered voter did show up and was told he had already voted, he would be given a provisional ballot, Giuliani said.

Giuliani read from the sworn testimony of Jessy Jacob, a furloughed Detroit city worker who was temporarily assigned to the city clerk’s office to work the election. Jacob’s testimony was part of a lawsuit filed in Michigan pursuing an audit of election results in Wayne County and making various allegations of election fraud. Last week Wayne County Circuit Chief Judge Timothy M. Kenny dismissed the lawsuit, finding Jacob’s testimony lacked credibility.

Giuliani accused Democrats of committing acts of fraud in parts of the country where “judges are appointed politically” and “too many of them are hacks,” leading to some Republican lawsuits being dismissed. He did not mention whether he thought the judges currently reviewing the Trump campaign’s lawsuits were “hacks.”

The ballot counting irregularities alleged by Trump’s legal team centered on claims that communist Venezuela and George Soros interfered in the U.S. election through weaknesses in Dominion Voting Systems software. Attorney Sidney Powell described how “one very strong witness” told the Trump legal team how the voting system software used in several battleground states has technological vulnerabilities, “backdoors that can be hooked up to the internet or a thumb drive stuck in it or whatever.” She alleged that one of the key features of the system “is its ability to flip votes,” suggesting that votes cast for President Trump were manipulated and switched to votes for Joe Biden.

Powell said the campaign is uncovering “the massive influence of community money through Venezuela, Cuba, and likely China, in the interference with our elections here in the United States. The Dominion voting system, the Smartmatic technology software and the software that goes in other computerized voting systems here as well – not just Dominion – were created in Venezuela at the direction of Hugo Chavez to make sure he never lost an election after one constitutional referendum came out the way he did not want it to come out.”

Trump’s legal team connected Dominion, a company that sells voting machines used in 28 states, to another voting company called Smartmatic, which reportedly only had machines operating in Los Angeles County during the 2020 election. Both companies have issued statements saying that no ownership relationship exists between the two firms, which are market competitors. They have both denied having any ties with foreign governments as well.

Dominion Voting Systems has categorically denied “false assertions about vote switching and software issues with our voting systems,” and further denied that it has any connection or partnership with it’s “fierce competitor” Smartmatic.

“Dominion has no company ownership relationships with the Pelosi family, Feinstein family, Clinton Global Initiative, Smartmatic, Scytl, or any ties to Venezuela,” the company said in a statement. “Dominion works with all U.S. political parties; our customer base and our government outreach practices reflect this nonpartisan approach.”

Smartmatic has likewise denied any financial relationship to Dominion.

“Smartmatic has never owned any shares or had any financial stake in Dominion Voting Systems. Smartmatic has never provided Dominion Voting Systems with any software, hardware or other technology. The two companies are competitors in the marketplace,” the company said.

The Trump legal team insists, however, that the allegations they present in court will ultimately be shown to be true and will overturn the election. Trump campaign senior legal adviser Jenna Ellis said the allegations presented Thursday are the “opening statement” of the Trump campaign’s legal argument and that the evidence will be reviewed in court.

“What you have heard, I’m sure, in the fake newspapers tomorrow will be one of two things. Either there was not sufficient evidence that we presented, or we spoke too long,” Ellis said. “What you’ve heard now is basically an opening statement. This is what you can expect to see when we get to court to actually have a full trial on the merit, to actually show this evidence in court and prove our case. This is not a ‘Law & Order’ episode where everything is neatly wrapped up in 60 minutes.”

“This is basically an opening statement so the American people can understand what the networks have been hiding and what they refuse to cover, because all of our fake news headlines are dancing around the merits of this case and are trying to delegitimize what we are doing here,” she continued. “Let me be very clear that our objective is to make sure to preserve and protect election integrity.”

“This has been a massive attack on the integrity of the voting system in the greatest democracy on earth,” Giuliani said. “The people who did this have committed one of the worst crimes that I’ve ever seen or observed.”

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Two men arrested for alleged voter fraud scheme, fraudulently registering thousands of people

Two California men have been charged with dozens of felony crimes after authorities say they submitted thousands of fraudulent voter registration applications on behalf of Los Angeles-area homeless people.

What are the details?

Authorities claim that Carlos Antonio De Bourbon Montenegro, 53, and his co-defendant, Marcos Raul Arevalo, 34, conspired to fraudulently obtain mail-in ballots for fake voters.

According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Montenegro allegedly submitted 8,000 fraudulent voter registration applications between July and October, falsifying names, addresses, and signatures — all under penalty of perjury, of course — in the process.

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The conspiracy charge alleges that Montenegro submitted and filed signed nomination papers containing 41 signatures and addresses to the city clerk this summer and that just 18 of the names, addresses and signatures on the nomination papers were validated by the Los Angeles County Registrar- Recorder’s Office.

The conspiracy charge also alleges that Montenegro was subsequently issued write-in candidate nomination papers and that he “submitted and filed signed write-in candidate nomination papers containing 32 signatures and addresses for fictitious, non-existent or deceased person” with the city clerk’s office. It further alleges that he and co-defendant Marcos Raul Arevalo “and other unknown co-conspirators” used three post office boxes in Hawthorne as well as Montenegro’s home address “as mailing addresses for over 8,000 voter registration applications for fictitious, non-existent or deceased persons, that were submitted for processing to the Los Angeles County Registrar- Recorder’s Office and the California Secretary of State.”

Fortunately, officials quickly uncovered the scheme, and no illegal votes were cast.

Officially, Montenegro has been charged with 32 felony crimes: 18 felony counts of voter fraud, 11 felony counts of procuring a false or forged instrument, two felony counts of perjury, and one felony count of conspiracy to commit voter fraud. He was also charged with nine additional misdemeanors.

Meanwhile, Arevalo has been charged with eight counts of voter fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit voter fraud, and four counts of procuring and offering a false or forged instrument, along with four misdemeanors.

If convicted on all charges, Montenegro faces more than 15 years in prison, and Arevalo faces more than seven years in prison.

What about voter fraud?

President Donald Trump, his campaign, and his supporters have alleged that voter fraud stained the 2020 election on a wide-scale, but none of their legal challenges have proved fruitful thus far. Judges have outright rejected the claims of voter fraud.

And in cases like this where law enforcement uncover schemes to commit fraud, officials almost always catch the perpetrators before they have the opportunity to actually cast fraudulent ballots.

Indeed, even the federal government has disputed Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud.

“The November 3rd election was the most secure in American history. Right now, across the country, election officials are reviewing and double checking the entire election process prior to finalizing the result,” the Election Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council and the Election Infrastructure Sector Coordinating Executive Committees said in a joint statement last week.

The agencies clarified, “There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised.”

Trump responded to the statement by firing Chris Krebs, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, on Tuesday.

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Michigan court rejects appeal for ‘independent audit’ of ballots over allegations of voter fraud

The Michigan Court of Appeals on Monday ruled against an effort to conduct an “independent audit” of ballots in Wayne County, the Democratic stronghold and most populous county in the Wolverine State.

The ruling means that certification of the county’s votes will move forward as scheduled, unless a higher court intervenes.

What are the details?

Officially, the Michigan Court of Appeals rejected a request to overturn a ruling made by Wayne County Circuit Chief Judge Timothy Kenny last Friday.

The request, made in a lawsuit filed by attorney David Kallman on behalf of two Wayne County voters, sought to force an “independent audit” of Wayne County’s ballots, separate from the audit already being conducted by the Wayne County Board of Canvassers, according to the Detroit Free Press. The lawsuit also demanded officials stop the certification of the county’s results and asked the judge to completely void the election results.

The plaintiffs argued that voter fraud had occurred, but Kenny did not buy the allegations. He called their claims “incorrect and not credible.”

According to the Free Press, Kallman plans to appeal the appeals court decision to the Michigan Supreme Court. But his efforts may ultimately prove futile, since ballot certification begins Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m.

Any other lawsuits?

As TheBlaze reported, four Michigan voters filed a separate lawsuit last week seeking to invalidate approximately 1.2 million votes.

The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, requested that votes in three Democratic stronghold counties — Wayne, Ingham, and Washtenaw — be tossed out over allegations of voter fraud. Plaintiffs claimed there is “sufficient evidence” that voter fraud occurred, citing “issues with transparency, fraudulent changing of dates, a software glitch, clerical errors, illegal votes, and many other issues and irregularities.”

Tossing the votes would have flipped the state in President Donald Trump’s favor. But on Monday, plaintiffs voluntarily withdrew the lawsuit.

According to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, the purpose of the lawsuit was clear.

“This case was clearly designed to spread misinformation about the security and integrity of Michigan elections,” Nessel said.

Meanwhile, an additional lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan on Monday demanding an audit of ballots — again, separate from the one that county officials statewide already conduct — before the state’s results are certified, according to the Free Press.

So far, no legal challenge launched by Trump’s campaign or his supporters alleging voter fraud have been accepted by the court system.

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BREAKING: A comprehensive look at voting irregularities in Georgia

Steven looks at the possible impeachment of Governor Whitmer and other hypocrisy from Democrats over COVID restrictions. He then he takes a comprehensive look at the voting irregularities in Georgia. He finishes by explaining the problems of Biden’s proposed student loan debt forgiveness.

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New federal lawsuit seeks to throw out 1.2 million votes in Michigan, flipping the state for Trump

Another federal lawsuit was filed in Michigan this week that seeks to toss out up to 1.2 million votes, which would flip the Great Lakes State in President Donald Trump’s favor.

Media-declared president-elect Joe Biden defeated Trump in Michigan by approximately 146,000 votes.

What are the details?

The lawsuit, filed by four voters in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, seeks to toss out ballots in three Democratic strongholds — Wayne, Ingham, and Washtenaw counties — over allegations of voter fraud, according to Michigan Live.

Those three counties are responsible for about 1.2 million votes, favoring Biden by more than 2:1. Eliminating ballots from those counties would give Trump a victory in Michigan.

Plaintiffs claim that “sufficient evidence” exists “to place in doubt the November 3 presidential-election results” in the three identified counties, citing “issues with transparency, fraudulent changing of dates, a software glitch, clerical errors, illegal votes, and many other issues and irregularities.”

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Plaintiffs also cite ongoing investigations launched by the Michigan Legislature and a variety of other claims that have been debunked. The allegations include charges of Republican ballot challengers being harassed and illegal tampering with ballots.

Plaintiffs conclude that “this evidence suffices to place in doubt the November 3 presidential election results in identified counties and/or the state as a whole.” However, the group of voters also claims to have additional evidence of illegal ballots being included in unofficial results, based on “expert reports” and data analysis.

The lawsuit further says that certifying the votes would violate voters’ First Amendment and Fourteenth Amendment rights by “vote-dilution disenfranchisement.”

Defendants include Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, members of the Michigan State Board of Canvassers, Wayne County Board of Canvassers, Washtenaw County Board of Canvassers, and Ingham County Board of Canvassers.

Are the lawsuits working?

Lawsuits alleging unproven claims of voter fraud are losing the legal battle in court.

The most recent loss came on Friday, when Wayne County Circuit Chief Judge Timothy Kenny denied a request for an independent audit of Wayne County votes, according to the Detroit Free Press. The lawsuit had claimed local election officials managed a fraudulent election.

Also on Friday, Trump’s campaign dropped a legal challenge in Arizona and shut down its voter fraud hotline. The campaign also suffered a loss in federal court when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled against the campaign’s efforts to block mail-in votes received after Election Day from being counted.

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Team Trump drops Arizona legal challenge, shutters voter fraud hotline

When the Associated Press and Fox News called Arizona for former Vice President Joe Biden, President Donald Trump’s staff and re-election campaign criticized the prediction, saying it was too early for such a call and guaranteeing the the president would ultimately win the Grand Canyon state and its 11 Electoral College votes.

The campaign and its supporters alleged voter irregularities, including the improper rejection of in-person votes in Maricopa County, and sought a court remedy.

But Friday morning, the Wall Street Journal reported the campaign has conceded that Arizona will never be flipped to the president’s column.

The Journal reported that Trump campaign attorneys said they are no longer asking a court to intervene in the presidential race in Arizona. Trump’s campaign realized and admitted that the few number of ballots at stake — approximately 200 — would have no impact on the results of the election. Biden currently leads Trump by 11,000 votes.

From the Journal:

At a daylong hearing Thursday, Kory Langhofer, an attorney for the Trump campaign, made clear the campaign wasn’t alleging any voter fraud but instead claimed some poll workers submitted ballots that had errors that voters weren’t given the opportunity to fix. The number of votes at issue was less than 200, and Mr. Langhofer said at the close of the hearing that they wouldn’t ask election officials to recount those ballots if they had no ability to affect the outcome of the race.

Langhofer told the court, “Since the close of yesterday’s hearing, the tabulation of votes statewide has rendered unnecessary a judicial ruling as to the presidential electors,” the paper reported.

Voter fraud hotline closing up shop

Team Trump is reportedly shutting its voter fraud hotline. ABC News’ Ben Siegal reported that the campaign is making the move after getting inundated with prank and spam calls.

“The Trump campaign is discontinuing its voter fraud hotline — the one flooded with pranks calls — and planning to downsize its staff beginning next week,” Siegal tweeted.

The decision comes following a slew of prank calls to the hotline, CNN said, adding that the voter fraud alert system has been changed to a website where people can submit allegations of fraud using a web form.

Gerald Rivera: Trump a ‘realist’

Fox News personality and longtime Trump friend said that he and the president had a “heartfelt” conversation Friday during which the president vowed to “do the ‘right thing'” when all of the election fallout is over should he lose.

According to Rivera, the president wants to see “what states do in terms of certification” and remains “committed to fighting for every vote.”

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Horowitz: 9 laws Republicans must pass to stop voter fraud

How is it that in the year 2020, our elections look more dysfunctional than other modern countries’ and more chaotic than our elections were during the time of our grandparents? The answer is that Democrats have institutionalized fraud by subverting the entire concept of Election Day and basic verification standards. If this election is not a wake-up call for Republicans to clean up election fraud, at least in the states they control, they deserve to be victims of these “glitches” and will likely never win a national election again.

Here are nine commonsense ideas that anyone who wants a fair election would have no problem implementing:

1. Issue a voter photo ID to all registered voters: I need an ID card to own a gun in my home state. There is no reason we should not have a voting ID card issued by the state and subject to renewal every 6-8 years.

2. Prohibit mail-in ballots for federal elections: There is a reason why the majority of European Union countries ban mail-in ballots for those not living abroad. They are prone to all sorts of fraud, which dates back to our 1864 election. This is why we should ban all mail-in ballots except for those serving in the military.

3. Absentee balloting should be limited to individuals who cannot vote in person: These ballots would require a witness signature and a copy of the voter’s photo ID accompanying the ballot.

4. All ballot-harvesting should be banned: Any individuals eligible for an absentee ballot must submit their own ballots. Nursing homes and other similar institutions would be exempted from the prohibition on third-party submissions, but would be subjected to strict rules and monitoring for the submission process.

5. Guard all drop-off boxes with 24/7 security: There’s no reason we should be experiencing these mystery dumps from drop-off boxes. States must ensure there is a secure chain of custody of all ballot collection venues at all times.

6. No more early voting: Election Day means Election Day. It should be declared a national holiday to facilitate voting. More funding should be directed toward expanding the number of polling stations and hiring more poll workers to deal with the growing population. But then we should all vote like we used to for so many years – on Election Day itself.

7. Explicitly authorize states to require proof of citizenship to vote: Photo ID requirements would vet fraudulent voters, but not non-citizens. Alien voters are not as high in numbers as citizen fraud, but they still can make a difference in the increasingly close elections. This is why states must be empowered to require proof of citizenship to register to vote, especially given the fact that non-citizens obtain driver’s licenses, which are used as a seamless pipeline for voter registration. Alternatively, we can require that states and localities use the federal SAVE (Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements) database or E-Verify to check for non-citizens voting

8. Tighten up section 8 of the motor voter law, which requires states to “make a reasonable effort to remove the names of ineligible voters from the official lists of eligible voters,” by creating a clear process of cleaning up the voter rolls of deceased and out-of-state voters. Scores of counties still have more registered voters than the total population in the jurisdiction. This is a recipe for disaster, and any opposition to cleaning these rolls can only be motivated by an agenda to promote voter fraud.

9. Require body cameras on vote counters and processers: If this standard is good enough for the police, it’s good enough for those who secure the lynchpin of a representative republic.

Putting this election aside, nobody can deny that our election system is broken and has been getting progressively worse. It’s time to move our election system into the 21st century. When it comes to securing the franchise, we should not trust; we must verify. An election without verification disenfranchises every legal voter. Why would leftists oppose any of these verification standards that are required for many less consequential private and public functions than voting? Why do they fear honest elections?

The best time to start with some of these reforms is now. There are two extremely important Senate races that will occur in Georgia on January 5. There is a Republican governor, and his party controls the House 103-75 and the Senate 35-21. Why on earth would they not move on some of the reforms tomorrow and ensure that there is no rampant mail-in fraud?

The bottom line is that if Georgia Republicans fail to lead by example, they deserve to lose. As the saying goes, “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.”

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Georgia secretary of state announces statewide hand recount of presidential election

The state of Georgia will begin a full hand recount of the presidential election results, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Wednesday.

Speaking at a news conference, Raffensperger said the recount will be completed by Nov. 20 and will be an audit, recount, and recanvass all in one, WSB-TV reported.

“With the margin being so close, it will require a full, by-hand recount in each county,” Raffensperger said Wednesday morning. “This will help build confidence. It will be an audit, a recount and a recanvass all at once. It will be a heavy lift but we will work with the counties to get this done in time for our state certification.”

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump in Georgia by 14,111 votes. The presidential race has not yet been certified as prominent Republicans have blasted the state secretary of state for “failures” in the election process.

“There have been too many failures in Georgia elections this year and the most recent election has shined a national light on the problems,” Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue said in a joint statement. “The Secretary of State has failed to deliver honest and transparent elections. He has failed the people of Georgia, and he should step down immediately.”

Controversies abound in several counties in Georgia where election chicanery is alleged. State officials are adamant that reports of widespread voter fraud are either misinformation or misunderstandings.

“A few items that happened over the weekend that for lack of a better word are different terminologies — ‘fake news,’ disinformation, misinformation, misunderstandings — and all those things that are feeding into the situation we see not just in Georgia, but across the country,” Georgia’s voting system implementation manager Gabriel Sterling told WAGA-TV. “The facts are the facts, regardless of outcomes.”

In Spalding County, a viral video on social media claimed to show absentee ballots found discarded in a dumpster. Sterling said the video was false.

“There were no ballots there. We sent investigators down. What they found was empty security envelopes. So, there was nothing there that affected the outcome of the election,” he explained.

Ballot counting delays in Gwinnett County were the result of a software malfunction that forced several thousand mail-in absentee ballots to be re-adjudicated before the results could be tabulated, county officials told TheBlaze. The adjudication process requires one Republican, one Democrat, and a nonpartisan elections officials to review each handwritten ballot that’s unable to be scanned by the voting machine because of an error with how it was filed out, leaving no room for either party to illegally change ballots.

In Fulton County, county officials denied allegations that Trump campaign election observers were told on election night that ballot counting at State Farm Arena would end at 10:30 p.m., only to continue “counting ballots in secret until 1:00 a.m.” A spokesperson for the county said “no one from the staff spoke to anyone observing the process to inform them that things were done for the night.” Additionally, an election observer from the secretary of state’s office was present while the votes were processed.

Secretary of State Raffensperger pledged to provide fair and accurate election results while thoroughly investigating any claims of voting irregularities.

“My office will continue to investigate each and every incidence of illegal voting. Double voting, felon voting, people voting out of state — if you report it we will investigate it. Every legal vote will count,” Raffensperger said.

“We haven’t found any widespread fraud. We will investigate every single case that voters bring to us,” he added.

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Texas Lt. Gov. Patrick offers up to $1 million reward for evidence of voter fraud

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Tuesday he is offering up to a $1 million reward to anyone who provides information leading to an arrest and conviction for voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election.

The purpose of the offer is to “incentivize, encourage, and reward” people who come forward with reports of voter fraud. Anyone who provides evidence that leads to a conviction will receive at least $25,000, paid for by Patrick’s campaign fund, the Texas Tribune reported.

“I support President Trump’s efforts to identify voter fraud in the presidential election and his commitment to making sure that every legal vote is counted and every illegal vote is disqualified,” Patrick said in a news release statement. “President Trump’s pursuit of voter fraud is not only essential to determine the outcome of this election, it is essential to maintain our democracy and restore faith in future elections.”

President Donald Trump has refused to concede the 2020 presidential election to former vice president Joe Biden as Trump’s campaign has filed several legal challenges to the results of the election in various states.

While several Republicans have supported the president’s efforts to challenge the election, Patrick is the first and so far the only Republican to offer a monetary reward for evidence of voter fraud. In his statement, he accused Democrats of “creating suspicion” regarding the legitimacy of the election.

“The Democrats have no one to blame but themselves for creating suspicion of final vote totals,” Patrick said. “Not allowing Republican poll watchers to observe the vote count in multiple states, in some cases blocking their view with poster board, last minute changes in election laws in battleground states, ignoring the deadline to vote and accepting ballots for days after the election, ignoring postmarks and signature checks, not verifying that mail-in ballots were being sent to people who were alive or living in the state and voting machines that have been a concern for over a decade all raise serious questions.

“This lack of transparency has led many to believe that the final count is not accurate in states where the winner was determined be a very small percentage of the vote,” he continued.

Patrick’s statement cited three examples of recent arrests for elections crimes, including a social worker in Mexia, Texas, who allegedly registered 67 residents of a nursing home to vote without their consent. Elections officials in dozens of states nationwide say there is no widespread evidence of voter fraud on the scale that could change the results of the election.

The lieutenant governor also criticized other states for delays in counting mail-in ballots, saying “the delays in counting mail-in ballots in other states raises more questions about voter fraud and potential mistakes.”

“When all legal votes are tallied and all illegal votes are discarded, then America can have a greater level of confidence in the election process,” Patrick said. “President Trump is absolutely right to pursue every allegation of voter fraud and irregularities, just as Al Gore did in 2000. Every candidate for public office has this right. My goal is to ensure that, regardless of the outcome, every American has faith in our electoral process and our democracy.”

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Tucker Carlson takes shot at fellow Fox News host for cutting away from WH press sec Kayleigh McEnany

Fox News host Tucker Carlson appeared to take a shot at his Fox News colleague Neil Cavuto on Monday after Cavuto controversially cut away from White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany.

What’s the background?

During a press conference on Monday, McEnany, appearing alongside Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, suggested the outcome of the election was marred by “fraud” and “illegal voting.”

That’s when Cavuto immediately cut away from McEnany.

“Whoa, whoa, whoa, I just think we have to be very clear,” Cavuto said.

“She’s charging the other side as welcoming fraud and welcoming illegal voting,” Cavuto continued. “Unless she has more details to back that up, I can’t in good countenance continue showing you this. I want to make sure that maybe they do have something to back that up, but that’s an explosive charge to make that the other side is effectively rigging and cheating.”

He went on to say, “If she does bring proof of that, of course, we’ll take you back; so far she has started saying, right at the outset, welcoming fraud, welcoming illegal voting. Not so fast.”

What did Carlson say?

On his Fox News show Monday night, Carlson took a swipe at Cavuto, although he did not refer to his Fox News colleague by name.

“A large percentage of our population no longer believes that our democracy is real. That is sad. It is also dangerous — it could easily get worse,” Carlson began.

“What we’re doing in response is hardly the solution. It is making our country much more volatile. It is setting us up for something bad,” Carlson continued. “In a democracy, you can’t ignore honest questions from citizens. … You can’t dismiss them out of hand as crazy or immoral for asking. You can’t just cut away from coverage you don’t like.”

Carlson went on to say, “You can’t simply tell people to accept an outcome, because force doesn’t work in a democracy — that’s dictatorship. In a free society, you have to convince the public of your legitimacy; you have to win them over with reason.”

Although Trump’s campaign and supporters continue to allege voter fraud swung the election in Biden’s favor, election experts say they have not seen evidence of widespread voter fraud.

“The credible path is to actually be able to produce evidence in the individual states to show fraud, to throw the results in doubt. So far we have seen absolutely nothing that would rise to that level,” election law expert Benjamin Ginsberg said, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Meanwhile, election law expert Richard Hasen told NPR, “Unless something new happens, I don’t see a viable path for Trump to litigate his way out of an Electoral College loss.”

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Fox News cuts away from Kayleigh McEnany’s speech on allegations of voter fraud

Fox News host Neil Cavuto interrupted the network’s live feed of a Trump campaign speech from White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday, telling viewers he could not “in good countenance continue showing” it due to her allegations of voter fraud in the contested election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.

What are the details?

McEnany, who was joined by Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, explained that she was attending in her “personal capacity” as an adviser to the Trump campaign before saying, “This election is not over. Far from it. We have only begun the process of obtaining an accurate, honest vote count.”

“We are fighting for the rights of all Americans who want to have faith and confidence not only in this election, but in any elections to come,” she said. “There is only one party in America that opposes voter I.D. One party in America that opposes verifying signatures, citizenship, residency, eligibility. There is only one party in America trying to keep observers out of the count room. And that party, my friends, is the Democrat party.

“You don’t take these positions because you want an honest election,” McEnany continued. “You don’t oppose an audit of the vote because you want an accurate count. You don’t oppose our efforts at sunlight and transparency because you have nothing to hide. You take these positions because you are welcoming fraud, and you are welcoming illegal voting.”

McEnany added, “We want every legal vote to be counted, and we want every illegal vote to be discarded.”

With that, Cavuto pulled the plug, saying, “Whoa, whoa, whoa, I just think we have to be very clear.”

“She’s charging the other side as welcoming fraud and welcoming illegal voting,” the Fox News host said. “Unless she has more details to back that up, I can’t in good countenance continue showing you this. I want to make sure that maybe they do have something to back that up, but that’s an explosive charge to make that the other side is effectively rigging and cheating.”

You may watch McEnany and McDaniels’ speeches in their entirety below, beginning at the 13:30 mark:


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Fox News has faced backlash from some Trump supporters who are angered that the outlet was the first to call the state of Arizona for Biden following Election Day last week, despite hundreds of thousands of votes remaining to be counted.

The Trump campaign has filed lawsuits in numerous states amid accusations of voting irregularities, while all major U.S. news networks, including Fox News, declared over the weekend that Biden is the projected winner of the race.

Trump-Pence 2020 general counsel Matt Morgan argued in a statement that “the president is on course to win Arizona outright, despite the irresponsible and erroneous ‘calling’ of the state for Biden by Fox News and the Associated Press.”

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Lindsey Graham argues Trump should run again in 2024 if he loses in court

President Donald Trump has reportedly told advisers he’s considering running for president again in 2024 if the election results are verified, and at least one Republican senator is encouraging him to do so.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Monday told Fox News radio host Brian Kilmeade that Trump should run again in four years if he loses his legal challenges to the results of the 2020 election.

“I would encourage President Trump, if after all this he does fall short … to not let this movement die, to consider running again, to create an organization, platforms over the next four years to keep his movement alive, growing the Republican representation in minority communities, talk about economic populism, just basically keep it alive,” Graham said.

“Keep fighting for the 2020 vote, it’s not done yet,” he added.

Graham cited the example of President Grover Cleveland, the only U.S. president to serve two non-consecutive terms in office.

“Grover Cleveland came back. Donald Trump should think about it if he falls short,” he said.

Multiple media outlets declared Democratic candidate Joe Biden president-elect Saturday after Pennsylvania was called for Biden. Trump has not yet conceded the election to Biden, but, according to Axios, he has privately told advisers he’s thinking about running again in 2024 — which, if true, would be a concession that he’s lost the election this year.

The Trump campaign has vowed to continue fighting for the outcome of the 2020 election to be reversed in court. The campaign has filed lawsuits in Pennsylvania and other states challenging the results of the election.

Graham supports the president’s efforts.

“I talked with the president for a long time yesterday. He wants to fight, and he should fight,” Graham said. “If we can close the margins in Arizona and Georgia and look at provisional ballots, this is not over.”

Down ballot the election was more favorable to Republicans, who ended up gaining seats in the House of Representatives and may hold on to their Senate majority if Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) or David Perdue (R-Ga.) prevail in the upcoming runoff elections.

Should Republicans keep the Senate, Graham wants an investigation completed into mail-in ballots and how they affected the 2020 election.

“What I’m going to tell Mitch McConnell today when we get back, if we keep the Senate, we need to do a joint committee in the Senate to analyze mail-in balloting and how it worked in 2020,” Graham said.

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Long list of media, Democrats threaten retribution against Trump supporters, Republicans

Journalist Drew Holden shared a lengthy — and alarming — list of media outlets, fellow journalists, and members of the Democratic Party who are threatening retribution against Republicans supporting President Donald Trump and his allegations of voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election and more.

Holden concluded the lengthy list — which you can read in its entirety herewriting, “At the end of the day, I can’t imagine these folks will be shipping conservatives off to the gulags in a divided government, much as they would like to.

But it fundamentally cuts against the spirit of America to suggest someone should be punished for their political views.”

“We are not some post-genocide society,” he added. “The suggestion that we need a Rwandan-styled Truth and Reconciliation Commission is preposterous. And free societies don’t develop political hit lists.

This champagne fascism from the Left needs to stop. Now would be a good time.”

What are the details?

Holden on Saturday
tweeted, “With Biden having been declared the winner (for now) by major media outlets, I figured it would be a good time to share some of the people who’ve threatened retribution against Trump supporters.”

“The list,” he added, “is a lot longer than I had anticipated it would be.”

Those on the list included former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, who
wrote, “When this nightmare is over, we need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. It would erase Trump’s lies, comfort those who have been harmed by his hatefulness, and name every official, politician, executive, and media mogul whose greed and cowardice enabled this catastrophe.”

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes
added, “The most humane and reasonable way to deal with all these people, if we survive this, is some kind of truth and reconciliation commission.”

The Nation magazine published a commentary on the subject
titled “We’re Going to Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to Recover from Trump.”

The Philadelphia Inquirer published a similar piece
titled “What Brings U.S. together in ’21? A Truth Commission? Or Something Else?”

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) was at least one Democratic politician calling for a list as well.

She
wrote, “Is anyone archiving these Trump sycophants for when they try to downplay or deny their complicity in the future? I foresee decent probability of many deleted Tweets, writings, photos in the future.”

Further, the Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin said Republicans supporting President Donald Trump’s allegations of voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election should be ejected from polite society.

On Friday, Rubin — a “conservative” opinion columnist for the Post —
tweeted, “Any R now promoting rejection of an election or calling to not to follow the will of voters or making baseless allegations of fraud should never serve in office, join a corporate board, find a faculty position or be accepted into ‘polite’ society. We have a list.”

In 2019, Rubin called for the Republican Party to ‘burn down’

During a panel discussion on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Rubin said that if any Republicans were in office by the time President Donald Trump vacated the White House, the remainder of the party should be razed — with no survivors.

“It’s not only that Trump has to lose, but that all his enablers have to lose. We have to collectively in essence burn down the Republican Party,” Rubin explained at the time. “We have to level them because if there are survivors, if there are people who weather this storm, they will do it again. They will take this as confirmation that, ‘Hey, it just pays to ride the waves. Look at me. I made it through.’ And so up and down the ticket, federal, state, and local offices, the country has to repudiate this.”

This time, Rubin made the remarks in response to the news that former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was joining the cast of “Dancing with the Stars.”

Again, Rubin used the “polite society” argument.

“What we should be doing in shunning these people,” Rubin insisted in her remarks. “Shunning, shaming these people is a statement of moral indignation that these people are not fit for a polite society. I think it’s absolutely abhorrent that any institution of higher learning, any news organization, or any entertainment organization that has a news outlet would hire these people.”

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President Trump fires back after media declare Joe Biden the president-elect: ‘Far from over’

President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to continue challenging the outcome of the election in the court system, even as the media declared former Vice President Joe Biden the president-elect.

As TheBlaze reported, shortly before noon on Saturday, multiple news outlets finally declared Biden the winner after his lead continued to grow in Pennsylvania and Georgia, states Trump needed to win for re-election.

What did Trump say?

In a lengthy statement, Trump attacked the media for declaring Biden the winner, and promised his campaign would ensure that no ballots cast illegally will be counted.

“We all know why Joe Biden is rushing to falsely pose as the winner, and why his media allies are trying so hard to help him: they don’t want the truth to be exposed,” Trump said.

“The simple fact is this election is far from over,” he declared.

Trump’s statement went on to say:

Joe Biden has not been certified as the winner of any states, let alone any of the highly contested states headed for mandatory recounts, or states where our campaign has valid and legitimate legal challenges that could determine the ultimate victor. In Pennsylvania, for example, our legal observers were not permitted meaningful access to watch the counting process. Legal votes decide who is president, not the news media.

Beginning Monday, our campaign will start prosecuting our case in court to ensure election laws are fully upheld and the rightful winner is seated. The American People are entitled to an honest election: that means counting all legal ballots, and not counting any illegal ballots. This is the only way to ensure the public has full confidence in our election. It remains shocking that the Biden campaign refuses to agree with this basic principle and wants ballots counted even if they are fraudulent, manufactured, or cast by ineligible or deceased voters. Only a party engaged in wrongdoing would unlawfully keep observers out of the count room – and then fight in court to block their access.

So what is Biden hiding? I will not rest until the American People have the honest vote count they deserve and that Democracy demands.

Election experts, however, have said there is no evidence proving widespread voter fraud — and certainly not on the grand scale that would allow Trump to overcome his deficits in states like Michigan.

“The credible path is to actually be able to produce evidence in the individual states to show fraud, to throw the results in doubt. So far we have seen absolutely nothing that would rise to that level,” election law expert Benjamin Ginsberg explained Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Similarly, election law expert Richard Hasen told NPR, “Unless something new happens, I don’t see a viable path for Trump to litigate his way out of an Electoral College loss.”

Anything else?

Jenna Ellis, senior legal adviser to Trump’s campaign, claimed the media are “ignor[ing] the rule of law” by declaring Biden the winner.

“Media coordinated efforts are attempting to simply declare Joe Biden the president and ignore the rule of law. There is no official winner until every legal vote is counted accurately, the states certify results, and all legal challenges are resolved,” she said.

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Horowitz: How Republican-controlled state legislatures can rectify election fraud committed by courts and governors

Who determines the outcome of the presidential election in a given state? Governors? Secretaries of state or boards of election superintendents? The courts? Fox News’ decision desk? Nope. The president wins a state when electors selected by state legislatures conduct a vote in their respective states on Dec. 14. Thus, ultimately, according to the Constitution, the state legislators wind up serving as the kingmakers in a disputed election.

Endless pots of unverified mail-in ballots that often fail to meet state election law standards weren’t created overnight at 3 a.m. on Nov. 4. They were created by a mix of illegal administrative actions taken by Democrat administrations in the key states and state and lower federal courts overriding long-standing state election laws. This has been going on for years, but accelerated to a fever pitch over the past few months.

The Constitution, in Art. I, §4, cl. 1, gives state legislatures the power over the times, methods, and procedures of elections and provides no “public health emergency” exception that enables governors or judges to override them and create a new system for elections. At its core, this is why we have such post-election chaos, and it was by design – set in motion for years by the courts and crystalized over the past few months by using COVID-19 to remake the in-person voting electorate into a postal ballot free-for-all, in what Justice Gorsuch described as the greatest judicial intervention in elections in 230 years.

Well, now state legislatures can have their revenge and have the final say, as intended by the Constitution. Mark Levin reminded his audience today that state legislatures are the ones who choose the electors who directly vote for president in each state.

In case you think this is some desperate tactic Levin has concocted because he doesn’t like the impending results of the state ballot tallies, he has been warning about this for months. While everyone slept as the courts rewrote election law, Levin, a constitutional lawyer, warned on Sept. 18, “As in Pennsylvania, the Michigan legislature is controlled by the Republicans. They must meet in emergency session and exercise their Article II power under the federal Constitution and seize back control over the election system.”

In the run-up to the election, courts have allowed “late voting, namely submission of ballots after Election Day so long as they are postmarked before. In addition, a Michigan court allowed ballot-harvesting under certain circumstances, which appears to have occurred late at night in Wayne County. There has been a series of rulings or administrative decisions in numerous states, which are contrary to state law and in some cases federal election law, that enabled Democrats to upend the electoral process – putting aside questions of additional fraud in the early morning of Nov. 4.

Liberals say they want every vote to count, but having votes submitted by insidious special-interest groups that violate the terms and conditions of absentee balloting ensures that the lawfully cast votes of individuals indeed do not count. We can debate the policy merits of some of these anomalous voting procedures, but everyone agrees that state legislatures control the process. In many blue states, they have already codified Democrat priorities on ballot-harvesting, registration deadlines (or lack thereof), and weak voter verification systems. But in states like Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania, there were laws on the books that were illegally ignored by the Democrat governors and the courts.

In his 2005 book “Men in Black,” Levin noted that the reason the Supreme Court ruling on the Florida recount in 2000 was final was not because the courts are supreme over the electoral process. Quite the contrary, the Supreme Court was merely rectifying a mistake the state court made, because Democrats were the ones who involved the courts in the election process to begin with. But why did Al Gore ultimately accept the decision in Bush v. Gore?

“The Florida legislature could have (and, in fact, was preparing) to intervene and name a slate of electors if the Florida Supreme Court continued to interfere with the election,” wrote Levin on page 170. “The legislature, which was controlled by the Republican Party in 2000, had absolute authority under the Constitution to choose Florida’s members of the electoral college.”

Art. II, Sec. 1, §2 of the Constitution stipulates that “Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct” the electors to vote for president. The Constitution gives Congress the authority to set the date of that vote, which, pursuant to 3 U.S.C. §7, is the Monday after the second Wednesday in December of presidential election years. This year it is Dec. 14.

Notice how the Constitution specifically gives the job of choosing electors to the legislature, and unlike with standard legislation, there is no shared jurisdiction or responsibility with the governor, much less some random state or federal judge. Charles Pinckney, one of the signers of the Constitution from South Carolina, reiterated on the Senate floor on Jan. 23, 1800, how careful the framers were to cut Congress out of the process.

“The Electors are to be appointed by each State, and the whole direction as to the manner of their appointment is given to the State Legislatures,” said Pinckney during a Senate debate. “Nothing was more clear … that Congress had no right to meddle with it at all; as the whole was entrusted to the State Legislatures, they must make provision for all questions arising on the occasion.”

Technically, this means that state legislatures could even appoint electors and completely avoid or cancel out popular election ballots we have today, at least for the president and vice president. This was the practice in some states in the early days of the republic. As Justice Joseph Story wrote in his 1833 “Commentaries on the Constitution,” state legislatures choosing the electors themselves “has been firmly established in practice, ever since the adoption of the constitution, and does not now seem to admit of controversy, even if a suitable tribunal existed to adjudicate upon it.”

Indeed, in 1892 (McPherson v. Blacker), in upholding Michigan’s practice of dividing the state’s electors by congressional district (as done today in Maine and Nebraska), the Supreme Court wrote, “The legislature possesses plenary authority to direct the manner of appointment, and might itself exercise the appointing power by joint ballot or concurrence of the two houses, or according to such mode as it designated.” In Bush v. Gore, the high court reiterated that any state legislature “may, if it so chooses, select the electors itself.”

Obviously, none of us wants to abolish popular elections, but why would the Constitution even grant state legislatures such power? Well, the framers understood that, unlike Congress, these are the bodies that are closest and most accountable to the people, and unlike judges or executives (state or federal), they are numerous in a deliberative body and won’t wield unilateral authority without some degree of consensus.

By overriding the legislatures in how to properly conduct the popular elections that choose these presidential electors, the courts and governors have disenfranchised their voters. A Michigan court extended Election Day for two weeks. A Pennsylvania court, along with the Democrat secretary of state, essentially nullified signature verification for mail-in ballots.

Thus, if there is ample evidence of voter fraud that would be sufficient to alter the will of the people through this popular election, it is incumbent upon the state legislatures in those states to reclaim their authority over the Electoral College and rectify the fraud that has upended our election process.

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After social media posts appear to show deceased individuals voting in Michigan, the Michigan secretary of state responds

The Michigan secretary of state’s office on Thursday responded to a viral social media post showing what appears to be a deceased man who would be 118 years old voting absentee in Michigan.

YouTube personality Fleccas on Thursday posted screenshots taken from the Michigan Voter Information Center website appearing to show a man named William Bradley, born in 1902, having applied for and cast an absentee ballot in the 2020 election. An additional screenshot of what appears to be U.S. Social Security records show that Bradley died in 1984.

Fleccas posted a link to the Michigan voter index and invited his followers to try to look up Bradley’s voter registration information themselves.

TheBlaze searched for “William Bradley” using Michigan’s voter registration index and successfully found his registration information.

Bradley is registered to vote in Detroit, Michigan, at Precinct 141. His polling location is Plymouth United Church of Christ at 600 E. Warren Ave, Detroit, Michigan, 48201. His election clerk is Janice WInfrey.

According to the secretary of state’s website, Bradley requested an absentee ballot on September 11, 2020. The ballot was received by election officials on October 2, 2020.

TheBlaze contacted the Michigan secretary of state’s office, which gave the following statement:

Ballots of voters who have died are rejected in Michigan, even if the voter cast an absentee ballot and then died before Election Day. On rare occasions, a ballot received for a living voter may be recorded in a way that makes it appear as if the voter is dead.

This can be because of voters with similar names, where the ballot is accidentally recorded as voted by John Smith Sr when it was actually voted by John Smith Jr; or because of inaccurately recorded birth dates in the qualified voter file; for example, someone born in 1990 accidentally recorded as born in 1890. In such scenarios, no one ineligible has actually voted, and there is no impact on the outcome of the election.

Local clerks can correct the issue when it is brought to their attention.

TheBlaze also reached out to the local clerk, Janice Winfrey, for comment, but she did not immediately respond.

Fleccas posted several more videos of incredibly aged individuals who are still registered to vote and have apparently cast absentee ballots.

Democratic candidate for president Joe Biden was declared the winner of the Michigan presidential election by multiple media outlets Wednesday.

Biden held a reported 70,000 vote lead over President Donald Trump when the election was called. The Trump campaign has filed a lawsuit in Michigan challenging the results, seeking to halt ballot-counting until the campaign is given “meaningful access to numerous counting locations to observe the opening of ballots and the counting process.”

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Authorities uncover fraud scheme that tried to register dead people to vote as Democrats

Florida authorities uncovered a plot to register dead Floridians to vote as Democrats in the upcoming election, according to the Sun Sentinel.

From the Sun Sentinel:

An unknown person in Columbia, S.C., submitted at least 54 new voter applications in July in the same neat handwriting to the Broward elections office, several in each of 19 envelopes. Many of the voters were elderly, and had recently died in the Northeast.

Almost all of them were flagged by Broward elections office staff as suspicious, and turned over to the Broward State Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors have been watching since August, in a sting operation to catch the culprit, internal correspondence shows.

The voter fraud scheme was reportedly uncovered when a local Florida man received “three mysterious voter ID cards” in the mail.

“This is an organized effort by someone who knew a little bit about Florida law but not a lot, and had a scheme to either undermine the Florida registration system with fake voters, or intended to vote 50 times,” Broward Elections Supervisor Pete Antonacci explained.

Shockingly, at least three of the applications evaded detection from election officials and resulted in the addition of the dead person to the active voter rolls.

Antonacci explained that one of the “weaknesses” of the voter registration system is there is lag time between a person’s death and their removal from the voter rolls.

“The system is based on the honor system, and the honor system is supposedly bolstered by the fact that if you lie on one of these applications, it’s a crime,” he told the Sun Sentinel. “With determination, you can muscle your way in.”

Alerted to the fraudulent registrations, state prosecutors asked officials to activate the voter IDs with the hopes of tracing them to the culprit, should the person responsible try to vote using the fraudulent registrations.

Officials stressed that no ballots were cast as a result of the fraudulent voter registration. Florida law requires identification before voting.

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Florida authorities discover election fraud scheme to register dozens of dead Democrats as voters

Florida officials reportedly discovered a scheme to register dozens of dead people as Democratic voters in Broward County.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported that an unidentified person based in Columbia, South Carolina, submitted at least 54 new voter applications in July, many for voters from the Northeast that were elderly or recently deceased. The voter applications were written with the same neat handwriting and arrived at the Broward elections office several in each of 19 envelopes.

Broward elections officials flagged the applications as suspicious and reported them to the Broward State Attorney’s Office. Law enforcement reportedly began an investigation and in August launched a sting operation to catch the fraudster.

A spokesman for the state attorney’s office declined to give the Sun-Sentinel a comment on an ongoing criminal investigation.

The scheme came to light when the Sun-Sentinel inquired with election officials about mysterious voter ID cards that were sent to homes in a neighborhood in Davie. The paper was tipped off about the suspicious voter ID cards after one of the residents who received them alerted Richard DeNapoli, the Republican state committeeman from Broward, who then took the story to the media.

Broward Elections Supervisor Pete Antonacci confirmed to the Sun-Sentinel that the voter ID cards were part of a larger attempt at criminal election fraud.

“This is an organized effort by someone who knew a little bit about Florida law but not a lot, and had a scheme to either undermine the Florida registration system with fake voters, or intended to vote 50 times,” Antonacci said.

According to the Sun-Sentinel, at least three of the fraudulent voter registration applications went undetected and were added to the Broward voter rolls in July.

One of the voter ID cards received by Davie residents was for a 104-year-old woman who died in Naples in June. Her son told the Sun-Sentinel that he’d notified officials to remove her from the voter rolls in July. She had no connection to Broward County.

Another was for a 77-year-old woman from Newton, Connecticut, who died on June 24 and was registered to vote in Broward one month later. The third was for a 90-year-old man, but the Sun-Sentinel could not confirm if he was also deceased.

Antonacci said that one of the “weaknesses” of the voter registration system that makes it susceptible to fraud is the time lag between when a voter dies and when election officials are notified of the death.

“The system is based on the honor system, and the honor system is supposedly bolstered by the fact that if you lie on one of these applications, it’s a crime,” he explained. “With determination, you can muscle your way in.”

Election officials are adamant that none of the fraudulent voter registrations will cast ballots in the presidential election.

Antonacci explained that because these voter registration applications were submitted by mail, under Florida law the fraudsters would have to show identification before casting a ballot either in person or by mail.

“It would have been another layer of fraudulent activity in order for them to vote,” Broward elections spokesman Steven Vancore said. “They did not vote.”

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Exclusive: Minnesota Democratic candidate alleges outright vote buying by Minnesota Democrats: ‘worse than Somalia’

A few thousand votes in swing-state Minnesota may decide November’s presidential election.

In recent years, multiple Somali-Americans living in Minneapolis-St. Paul have come forward to describe vote-buying, ballot-harvesting, and intimidation operations of historic scope in the Democratic Party-controlled area. Some have brought evidence to state and federal law enforcement, though little action has been taken. These whistleblowers explicitly name Rep. Ilhan Omar, her campaign director Ali Isse, and other Democratic Party members as being involved.

This year, local political activist and Democratic Party member Saciido Shaie ran for the Minneapolis City Council seat in Ward 6. She has a long political resume. Shaie has been appointed to several state boards by Minnesota’s governor and has also served as the Minneapolis DFL (Democratic Party) fundraising director.

On July 6, Saciido Shaie released
a 15-minute video of herself speaking in Somali. She announced that she was not suspending her campaign — but she would no longer be campaigning door-to-door.

She spoke about how upset she was by how many voters she encountered who expected her to pay $200 for a vote.

She was angry that local Democrats had taken advantage of so many elderly Somali-American refugees, who, she said, sincerely do not know that vote-buying is a serious federal crime in the United States.

Shaie also specifically described two incidents she had witnessed.

She added that anyone who thinks she is a “snitch” needs to understand that law enforcement and others “already know.” That everyone involved could eventually get turned in by friends and family, presumably if law enforcement finally shows up with evidence and leverage. Shaie also stated that these “terrible things” simply need to stop, because they will destroy the Somali-American community and their children’s hopes for a future in America.

As of this article’s publication, Saciido Shaie’s July 6 video is still live on her campaign page. The full video can be viewed below (relevant portion begins at the 5:00 mark) and is followed by an English translation of her video, provided to us by a native Somali-language speaker and verified by a second independent translator. Please watch the video as well — Shaie’s emotion and demeanor show her to be an American patriot.

Shaie did not respond to a request for additional comment on this story.

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As you are well-aware, we are going through elections in Minneapolis. The people of Ward 6, I would like to tell them that the campaign is going well and that early voting has started, and it has started on the 26th.


Somalis, by the way, it seems they are not done with fraud and corruption.


There are a lot of things ethically, culturally, and religiously that are not good for us and happening on the side of campaigns. A lot of people are doing things that eventually will bring a lot of problems for the Somali community. A lot of people are doing things that could possibly bring a lot of problems for the Somali community.


The reason being, what we have clearly seen, we have seen first of all the seniors are being confused about the time of the campaign, and how [voting] is supposed to be done in the traditional American system of voting.


We are doing the opposite. In fact we are doing it like Somalia, and even worse, is how the campaigns are being done.


You will see people who are saying “if you need my vote, give me money.” Terrible things.


In reality, the person should choose a person on quality, education, and work performance and even being Somali, but instead the people are fighting over “who will give [me] money is who I will give my vote.” That is what was going on in Somalia.


Truly, I didn’t want to talk about this. But I feel it’s become unavoidable to speak out about it.


You remember recently Somalis were caught in the daycare fraud issue? And they were all closed. It was a terrible thing and all these businesses, day cares, home cares were closed. And people were arrested in the city. Because they did things they were not supposed to do. Money being exchanged, people were choosing money over quality and qualifications, religion, culture, ethics, dignity.


Which is exactly what is going on in our campaigns now. People being told “give me your vote for money.”


The old men or women, when you go to them to ask for their vote, they respond “I can’t vote for you unless you pay.”


Recently I sent a van from my campaign to give a ride to voters who promised to vote for my campaign, mostly older women, we picked up eight people. When the driver and the eight people arrived at the voting center the voters told the driver “na af garta” which means “sort us out.” So the driver called me and said this is what they are saying. I asked, “What does that mean?”


They responded, “It means our vote is worth $200 a person, we are being promised that amount, but because you are a nice young lady and we like you and how hard you are working, we will take $100 a vote instead.”


What I did was I instructed the driver to turn around and take them all back home.


I will only get my votes based on my qualifications, record, personality, and platform. I will not get involved in that. As long as they want money for a vote, tell them to go back to the people who promised them the $200, and vote for them.


This is the truth and it is clear. And we all know each other. It is the truth and it is a fact.


Truthfully I want to tell Somalis that these issues will come to light, and it’s not good. This is a country of laws and systems. And this is what has destroyed our Somali community. Our culture, our religion, and our livelihoods being threatened? It is because of these issues. And why we are disliked — it is because of these terrible things.


We must know that the young children we have, we want to leave a future in this country, and we are hoping to be an example in America or elsewhere. But any person who is here sees all these problems we are having within the community and the corruption at all levels, from daycare to seniors, should be aware.


After seeing all these problems — add “corrupting seniors” to all these problems. It’s a shame.


Also be aware that there are Somalis working with government, or outsiders who are living among us, who are reporting all these things. Be aware that we need to end these shameful things.


We were used to “clanism,” which was part of our culture, and choosing a person from your clan was always part of this community. That won’t change because it’s always been there, voting for their clan member. But what is terrible is taking
bakshish (bribe) and money for a vote.


For sale to a person who will probably do nothing for you, who will sell you tomorrow when they sit on that seat.


I’m very sad and disappointed about this issue. Dear Somalis, I’m advising you today is a day, and tomorrow is a day. Today, the advice I’m giving you, a lot of people will say, “Why? Has she gone crazy? Why would she snitch, why is she telling?”


I am responding that they already know. People are watching. What I’m saying is to heal and fix this community, the problem happening in our community.


An old man or woman in their 80s who are locked in a room here know nothing about the system, or the law you understand. You have misled them!


I met this woman and I asked her, “Have you voted?” She responded “yes.”

I asked her, “Aunty, how, because the vote has not happened yet, it’s on the 26th of this month this time.” She responded, “I don’t know.”

I then asked, “Who did you vote for?” She responded, “Wallahi I don’t know.”

So I asked, “How did you know you voted?” She responded, “Someone came and forced me and took my ballot.”

I responded, “OK, so what did he say or do?” She replied, “I don’t know, he was a Somali man, I just gave it to him.”


So please, you people who are running around, who we all know each other. Dear cousins, please stop these problems you are perpetrating on these poor old victims!


Do not put them in situations that will affect them, and their records. If this comes out, billahi, you will regret this one day.


You people who are educated, who know the system, to see people doing bad things and you support them? Be aware on earth and in heaven, it is bad for you. This is advice for you today and tomorrow. These issues will come to light, and people will report you.


Maybe even people who are your closest relatives. The truth will come out.


Everyone knows me. I will never and have never participated in a situation where members of my Somali community have been oppressed, whether it is by a Somali or outsiders. I can say today, as Saciido, I have stopped my [door-to-door] campaigning because of the ugliness that is ongoing.


But people have to know this ugliness. I am telling you I will continue to fight for my people. Since I was a teenager, I have done public service for years. I can’t and won’t participate before, now, or in the future — I will not sell or buy my people for a couple hundred dollars.


My campaign is on, and I’m urging people to vote for me because of all the work I’ve done. I need people to come and support my campaign, because I will work for you and do my best to represent you. Assalam aleikum.

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